Blue Jays vs. Angels Prediction
Will the Los Angeles Angels continue their recent hot streak at home when they play host to the Toronto Blue Jays tonight at 9:07PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Saturday, June 23, 2018
9:07PM ET – Angel Stadium
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Angels are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -135 to win, while the Blue Jays are getting a money line of +125 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 8.5 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 70 percent of the wagers going on the Angels. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Blue Jays fall again
The Blue Jays suffered a second straight loss to the Angels in Los Angeles after falling 2-1 on Friday night. Toronto is now 34-41 overall and 14-21 on the road. The Blue Jays are averaging 4.47 runs per game this season while allowing 4.89 per contest.
The Blue Jays hand the ball to Marcus Stroman tonight. He is 0-5 through seven starts with a 7.71 ERA and a 1.71 WHIP. Stroman has pitched a total of 37.1 innings and has 18 walks with 32 strikeouts.
Angels on a win streak at home
The Angels have won three straight games, all at home, thanks to Friday’s victory. Los Angeles is 41-35 overall and 20-19 at home. The Angels are averaging 4.57 runs per game this season while allowing 4.14 per contest.
The Angels hand the ball over to Jaime Barria this evening. He is starting his 10th game of the season and has a 5-3 record with a 3.57 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP. Barria has pitched a total of 45.1 innings and has amassed 37 strikeouts with 10 walks.
MLB Betting Trends
The Blue Jays have lost 10 of their last 11 road games and four of Stroman’s last five road starts.
The Angels have won seven of their last eight home games. They also are 7-2 in their last nine games following a win.
Stroman is returning from injury and he has had four of his starts see the Jays score a combined two runs. Barria is getting much better run support, but has had some real flops for starts. Still, I think he will get some hitting to help him today and I think he can hold off the Jays. Los Angeles finally is hitting its stride at home and I expect that to continue this evening.
The Pick: Los Angeles Angels -135